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THE DHARMA DISCOURSES OF CARDINAL MASTER CHŎNGSAN(CHŎNGSAN CHONGSA PŎBŎ)

Part Two: Dharma Discourses

Chapter Eight: Responses to Occasions

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9. One day, as he witnessed students insisting on their own one-sided opinions and failing to understand others’ viewpoints, the Master said, “If you do not appreciate all sides of an issue but become attached to just one perspective, you will become biased and will not be well rounded. You should not be enticed by your own point of view; rather, by observing thoroughly both sides of an issue in its time and place, endeavor to make an appropriate critique and a correct choice in action.”